Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Named to Becker's Hospital Review List of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs
St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (Baylor St. Luke’s) was named to Becker’s Hospital Review 2015 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs.” This is the second time Baylor St. Luke’s has made the top 100 list. The hospitals and health systems on this year’s list are national leaders in neurosciences that provide treatment for patients with various brain and spine conditions.
Becker’s Hospital Review selected hospitals for inclusion based on national rankings and awards from several institutions, including U.S. News & World Report’s national and regional ranking for neurology and neurosurgery; CareChex rankings for neurological care, neurosurgery and spine surgery; Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery designation; Healthgrades neurosurgery, spine and stroke awards; and Magnet designation for nursing excellence.
From the groundbreaking research being performed by Baylor College of Medicine®— the number one NIH-funded research facility in Texas— to ongoing advancements in treatment of neurological disorders happening at St. Luke’s Health, the Baylor Neuroscience Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s has received recognition for technology in the prevention and treatment of neurovascular diseases. Baylor St. Luke’s houses specialized neuro-specific clinical units, including a 20-bed Neuro-Intensive Care Unit, a 42-bed Neuro Acute Care Unit, and dedicated Neurosurgical operating room suites. The Magnet-designated hospital was the first to use the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System in a clinical setting to treat intracranial tumors. Baylor St. Luke’s is also a DNV-Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and home to a Level 4-Certified Epilepsy Program.